The Northern Virginia District

Beginning July 1, 2022*
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New Email Addresses

As we move forward with the District Initiative and work to become the Northern Virginia District, many of our email addresses have changed. Please take note of these NEW email addresses. (Find out more on our Staff page.)

Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Annual Conference 2022

The 2022 Annual Conference session will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16 to noon on Saturday, June 18, in person, at the Hampton Convention Center based on

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District Inititative

The District Initiative Core Team has been working feverishly to respond to the Bishop’s request for all Districts to begin the work of planning to combine their two districts into one new district.

Learn more about the District Initiative Process here.

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Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Master Calendar

General Conference

Beloved Discipleship

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Latest News & Information

Don’t miss what’s happening in the Arlington and Alexandria Districts. Our monthly email newsletter is published mid-month. (Sign up here or using the box below!)

In between receiving our news in your email, find out about events and happenings here. 



Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email:
Alexandria DistrictArlington District




Bi-District Training Day

January 15, 2022

Bi-District Training Day was held online this year. Rev. Michale Beck was our Keynote Speaker and was AMAZING! Missed BDTD2022? There’s still plenty of time to enjoy all we have to offer– 31.5 hours of pre-recorded content plus all 4 live hours with Michael Beck. Grab an All-Access Pass today!

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Meet Your New DS

Alexandria District Laity & Clergy are invited to Onboarding

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert is transitioning into her role serving as the District Superintendent for both Alexandria and Arlington. As part of that transition, we are offering an opportunity for Alexandria District clergy and laity to get to know Sarah through a process called ‘onboarding’. This process gives participants a chance to offer advice and ask questions for DS Calvert and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster.

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